Leggera Superfood Salad
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 1 or 6 persons
My daughters persuaded me to dine in a popular pizzeria chain recently, I opted for their 'healthy option salad'. I could not have been more pleasantly surprised at what I received! A plate of rainbow loveliness, fresh, brimming with goodness and genuinely delicious, even my daughters thought so! I quickly noted the ingredients and eh voila here is my version.
  • NB The quantities in brackets are for a 6 person serving
  • 1 good handful (1 bag)salad leaves
  • 1 good handful (1 small bag) baby spinach
  • ¼ (1 whole)cucumber, sliced
  • ½ avocado (3 avocados) , chopped
  • 1 tsp (100g) lentils , cooked
  • 50g (300g) mozzarella , torn/goats cheese cubed
  • 60g (350g) butternut squash , roasted
  • 50g (300g) beetroot , cooked and sliced
  • 2 (12) radish, finely sliced
  • 1 pinch (50g) fresh basil leaves
  • 1 drizzle (large glug)balsamic glaze
  • 1 drizzle (large plug) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp (6 tbsp) pine kernels
  1. Start by laying the plate with the salad leaves and baby spinach. Sprinkle on the cucumber, chopped avocado, lentils and then toss in the torn mozzarella/goats cheese, butternut squash, beetroot and radish.
  2. Finally, top with the basil leaves and pine kernels and drizzle on the balsamic glaze and extra virgin olive oil.
NB The quantities in brackets are for a 6 person serving
Recipe by HEALTHY-CHEF at http://healthy-chef.co.uk/leggera-superfood-salad/